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L'Olivo Ristorante Italiano

135 Marford Road, Wheathampstead, St Albans AL4 8NH, England
+44 1582 834145
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
135 Marford Road, Wheathampstead, St Albans AL4 8NH, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've visited here a few times and we are always so impressed. All of the staff are great but it's fab to see that the owner is always there. He is happy to adapt meals and recommends good wines.

Thank P-Albans
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great evening. Food excellent Staff accommodating.have been twice now. Book in advance 2 get a Table.

Thank becksref
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended to us & not disappointed. We were a group of six celebrating my mother's birthday and were looked after very well. Plenty of choice on the menu and the wine list. We had the house white which was lovely and at a good price....More

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recommended to eat at olivio ad we were not disppointed very good italian food good wine list exelent menu overall one of the best restaurant i have been.

2  Thank dalio111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is no wonder that you have to book well in advance to secure a table here. It is without a doubt the best Italian restaurant in Hertfordshire. The families who run it do all the basics so well. The welcome is genuinely friendly. The...More

Thank Intertravelorlondon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were 8 people and everyone of us had a really tasty delicious meal. Staff excellent beautiful laundered white table cloths a thing so often missing theses days everything was faultless.will definitely go again when in the area .shame it is not nearer to where...More

Thank susan0248
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We weny on a Wednesday night and as usual, D'Olivos was busy and very noisy. The food was lovely except that the rack of lamb was definitely individually-cooked cutlets, not a rack. The waiter, explaining the specials, dropped the slate board, narrowly missing his feet...More

2  Thank chris56
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Granted we live within a 2 minute walk of the restaurant and have become regulars but from our very first visit we have been made to feel so welcome and special. The food is glorious, and just thinking about it makes me want to book...More

Thank happybunnyb123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to me by a friend I work with who live in the area. We visited this restaurant a year ago for the first time and loved everything about it from the ambiance to the delicious food. It is rare these days...More

1  Thank Whacky1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have heard a lot about this restaurant and heard only good reviews. I was lucky to get a last minute table for two last night, and was utterly impressed from start to finish. The staff were extremely friendly and attentive, and everything about the...More

Thank steve5952017
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Paul F
22 August 2016|
Response from Brian D | Reviewed this property |
Hi there are a number of items on the menu that are suitable anyway have been there a couple of times with a friend Anne who has this issue has always been able to select something. Large part of the menu is pasta based... More
23 September 2015|
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Response from Mike_KarenChalmers | Reviewed this property |
Yes that is a bit off putting so we didnt book but we drove by and the menu was outside - c £15 upwards but worth it!
13 July 2015|
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Response from Linda C | Reviewed this property |
No I am sure this has never happened
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:30 - 00:30
18:30 - 00:30
18:30 - 00:30
18:30 - 00:30
18:30 - 00:30
18:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 Marford Road, Wheathampstead, St Albans AL4 8NH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  St Albans  >  Wheathampstead
  • Phone Number: +44 1582 834145
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